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called s.n.a.p., has increased dramatically. more than 21 million people have been added to the program. one in four of all u.s. children live in a home that gets food stamps and so do more than 900,000 veterans. republicans largely voted against extending the increase in food stamp benefits but here's an interesting twist. the white house is also to blame for some of the program cuts. president obama borrowed money from s.n.a.p. to pay for a portion of the first lady's anti-obesity campaign and he was perhaps naively counting on congress to refund the money he took away. cnn's rosa flores has more. >> reporter: it sounded like a great idea when it was launched. a program aimed in part at making school lunches healthier. >> we're determined to finally take on one of the most serious threats to their future and that's the epidemic of childhood obesity. >> reporter: but to fund that war on obesity, the white house borrowed money from the war on hunger. >> some of the funding comes from rolling back a temporary increase in food stamp benefits or s.n.a.p. as it's now called starting in the
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